Supply Chain

The UK continental meats category is worth £285m, according to Cranswick

Cranswick in Spanish charcuterie tie-up

By Noli Dinkovski

Cranswick Continental Foods (CCF) has boosted its charcuterie offer after agreeing a supply partnership with Spanish producer Costa Food Group.

Standards post-Brexit and carbon emissions were key topics at the Oxford Farming Conference

NFU president Minette Batters calls for food commission

By James Ridler

Repeated calls for a food sector council and criticism of the Government’s stance on maintaining standards in future trade deals were key takeaways from today’s politics briefing at the Oxford Farming Conference.

Boom! is the brain-child of Beth Morgan and host a wealth of information for women in the supply chain

Supply chain profile

Exploding into life: Boom!

By James Ridler

An online global community for women in the supply chain was the vision of Boom! chief executive Beth Morgan... and her dream has become a growing reality.

The Oldham site is twice the size of LWC Drinks' current facility

Drinks facility to create up to 50 jobs

By Rod Addy

LWC Drinks has bought a new 46,134m2 warehouse and manufacturing facility and plans to move operations there in summer 2020, creating up to 50 jobs in the first year of its operation.

Unite is seeking assurances for its members at Eddie Stobart

Union seeks assurances for Eddie Stobart workers

By James Ridler

Trade unions are seeking assurances for their members working for haulage firm Eddie Stobart, after the business was saved from collapsing in administration late last week.

It is estimated that the actual build of the six vehicles will take four weeks, with an estimated completion date of the end of January 2020

Perishables logistics firm invests £500k in vehicle fleet

By Dan Colombini

Perishable Movements Ltd (PML) is investing circa £500,000 in six new state-of-the-art trucks, which represent the UK’s first refrigerated trailers to feature a powered roller bed floor system, according to the firm.

Managing director and founder of Highland Game Christian Nissen said the firm was working hard to promote the benefits of venison

New deals to spark £2m sales surge at Highland Game

By Dan Colombini

Scottish venison supplier Highland Game is predicting a £2m boost in sales over the next year after securing new deals with recipe box company Gousto and distribution partners Costco, Booker and Brakes.

Harrow: ‘Consumers are also becoming increasingly concerned with making healthy and environmentally-conscious choices’

Pizza keeps frozen sales growing as meat falls

By Rod Addy

Demand for pizza helped keep frozen food sales growing as revenue from meat declined in the 52 weeks to 8 September, according to Kantar data cited by the British Frozen Food Federation (BFFF).

Scotch beef has arrived on Japanese shores for the first time in more than 20 years

Scotch beef back in Japan after 20 years

By James Ridler

The first order of Scotch beef PGI (protected geographical indication) by Japan has arrived in the country, more than 20 years after it was banned.

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